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Mise Tales Forty-Six

For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. As mentioned earlier on the front page of my website, any photos or cartoons, or short bits of information, when it is removed from the front page, will also be included again later in the next next Misc Tales posting. That way you can keep track […]

Bravo! Coastal Rainforest in British Columbia Now Protected!

  This photo above from Pacific Wild shows only a part of what is being protected The title for this article comes from a news release by the Treehugger website on July 27, 2006. Their article from 2006 said: “The government of British Columbia has agreed to protect more than 5 million acres of the […]

Mise Tales Twenty-Eight

  For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. Has anyone seen the movie released in 2009 entitled The Lovely Bones? It features a fictitious lighthouse marking the entrance way to heaven in a thoroughly entertaining film. “Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family […]

Tar Sands SOS: Save Our Shore

The photo above is a screen capture of part of the Tar Sands SOS webpage. Click the photo above to go to the webpage and you can track the tar sands tankers on the interactive map, scroll down the webpage and learn more why the tar sands tankers are a bad idea. One thing I […]

Another Group Protecting the BC Coast

Published on 7 Aug 2013 by the Rainforest Conservation Foundation Documentary Film about the Great Bear Rainforest Youth Paddle – www.gbryouthpaddle.org In June 2012, a group of Quest university students travelled to the Great Bear Rainforest, through BC’s Inside Passage and arrived in the remote First Nations community of Hartley Bay. Here, we learned firsthand about […]

Reprint – “Stand” – An Adventure Documentary

  Stand – Power Teaser  [media url=”http://vimeo.com/52119128″ width=”400″ height=”350″] [private]http://lighthousememories.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Vimeo-.mp4[/private]  from b4apres media PLUS   STAND, presented by Quiksilver Waterman, will take viewers on a journey through the waters of B.C.’s west coast. Through the stories of an aboriginal high school class building their own stand-up paddleboards as a form of protest, the efforts of expedition stand-up […]

Lightkeepers are the Eyes and Ears of the Oceans

Isn’t this a pretty neat photo? But what is it you ask? If you run Google Chrome as a web browser1 you could use the Search by Image extension to find other copies of the photo and then the website, and then what is shown in the photo. Here I have just presented a photo with […]

What is Harper Afraid of? – by Franke James

The full content of this pictograph is available here on Franke James website. Please read it, send a letter, even if you live outside Canada, to let the Canadian Prime Minister know that what he is doing is WRONG! More –> (Possible)Related posts: For Sale – James Island, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada Reprint – “Stand” […]

Let’s Play Russian Roulette with the Spirit Bear

You all know my feelings about the Enbridge Pipeline project (aka Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines) currently being proposed for British Columbia. I am definitely against it. During my years on the BC lighthouses I saw many examples of poorly managed mines and fisheries. Let us stop this one before it gets started and one oil […]

Risking it All – Oil on Our Coast

  Risking it All – Oil on our Coast is a short film that outlines the plans for the pipeline and tanker route and what it means for our beautiful coast. It is produced by Twyla Roscovich in association with Hartley Bay & Gitga’at Nation, Oil on our Coast is meant to inspire, empower and help fuel the […]